Stuart Frearson, EMEA CFO, Finance Director, Controller, Manager 2017 me.doc


Last Updated: 24th November 2017 (over 4 years ago)

Address
United Kingdom

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Gender
Male

Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level
Masters

Languages
English, French

Summary

CFO / Finance Controller / Manager

Hands-on Financial Accounting, Management and Reporting, Project Accounting, Group Accounting and Consolidation, Budgetting and forecasting, Treasury and Cashflow, Cost control, Supply chain and Logistics. M&A due diligence, Team manage-ment and development, Shared service centre setup, Putting in place systems and controls, Policies procedures, IFRS / GAAP (UK and US), ERP Systems Implementations, notably SAP, Business process improvement, KPIs, Financial planning, Management information tools. Compliance Regimes and Governance, SOX (Sarbanes-Oxley) compliance, Audit and Third party liaison, Stakeholder management.
Physics degree, English Chartered Accountant, “Big 4”, Wide sectorial background, In-depth IT knowledge, Europewide and International experience, fluent French.

Education

Uni
B.Sc., M.Sc., FCA, Etc.

   Nov 2017
— Nov 2017

EDUCATION

Chartered Accountant (ICAEW. 1,1 exam record, PwC, London). Commissaire aux Comptes (French)

B.Sc. (Hons 2i), Maths & Physics, St. Andrews University, M.Sc. Advanced IT, South Bank University

Professional Associations: Member, Institute of Physics, British Computer Society, Institute of Management, Association Française d'Audit Informatique, Chartered Engineer, CISA (IT audit) qualification.

Extensive courses in, e.g., financial reporting, accounting, taxation, man management, manufacturer specific hardware and software package courses, GAAP and legal frameworks (U.K., U.S.A. and France), IAS / IFRS, structured analysis and project management methodologies, system testing, computer audit, networking protocols, etc.

Experience

Please see attached c.v.
CFO/ Finance Director, Controller, Manager

   Sep 1987
— Current

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Financial Management & Accounting- Hands-on Management, Accounting, Reporting (Group and Statutory), Consolidation, Accounts and Audit Preparation, Treasury, Costing, Project and JV Accounting, Procurement, Logistics and Supply Chain, Mfr. and JIT. IFRS, GAAP (US, UK, France), Payroll and HR, Budgetting, Financial Planning, Managing change, Updating procedures, Improving Efficiency, Strategic Planning and Implementation, Finance non-finance liaison. Most major accounting systems, MS Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, etc.)

Business Intelligence, Financial Modelling & Reporting, Advanced spreadsheets, Information analysis, Financial Modelling, Datawarehousing, Planning and forecasting, Budgets and consolidation, Treasury, M&A, PFI projects, Database and Reporting tools, "What ifs", ROI calculations, Investment appraisal, Evaluation of financial data (Excel / VBA, Access, Hyperion HFM, essbase, Cognos, Business Objects, SAP BW, etc.)

Financial / ERP and Related Systems implementations: Finance and Accounting, Supply Chain, Manufacturing / JIT, Logistics, CRM, Web-based information systems, Back / front office, Budgetary and reporting systems (Mainly SAP, Oracle ERP, JDEdwards, Tally Gold, MS Dynamics GP, AS/400 apps. and others).

Audit, Assurance, Compliance and Risk Management. Risk assessment, SOX Compliance, FCPA, Business improvement, Due diligence, Quality control, Network and Internet Access Security, Structured methodologies, Documentation of procedures and training, ITIL, ISO17799.

EDUCATION

Chartered Accountant (ICAEW. 1,1 exam record, PwC, London). Commissaire aux Comptes (French)

B.Sc. (Hons 2i), Maths & Physics, St. Andrews University, M.Sc. Advanced IT, South Bank University

Professional Associations: Member, Institute of Physics, British Computer Society, Institute of Management, Association Française d'Audit Informatique, Chartered Engineer, CISA (IT audit) qualification.

Extensive courses in, e.g., financial reporting, accounting, taxation, man management, manufacturer specific hardware and software package courses, GAAP and legal frameworks (U.K., U.S.A. and France), IAS / IFRS, structured analysis and project management methodologies, system testing, computer audit, networking protocols, etc.

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